La Lumiere Athletes Honored in 2017

La Lumiere Athletes Honored in 2017
By: La Lumiere School Last Updated: May 25, 2017

La Lumiere athletes were recognized for their athletic abilities during the School’s annual athletic awards ceremony held Wednesday, May 17.

Two athletes in each varsity sport were recognized. The Excellence in Performance award is presented in each sport to the player who has demonstrated superior skill and work ethic both in practice and on the field of play and who has been among the statistical leaders of the team.

The Excellence in Contribution award is presented in each sport to the player who has made the most significant contribution to the team in one or all of the following categories: effort, leadership, sportsmanship, commitment, sacrifice, and/or perseverance.

FALL
Crew (Boys)
Excellence in Performance: Isaac Albano, La Porte, Ind.
Excellence in Contribution: Shunzhang (Lee) Li, South Korea

Crew (Girls)
Excellence in Performance: Meghan Daly, La Porte, Ind.
Excellence in Contribution: Sarah Van Sessen, Westville, Ind.

Football
Excellence in Performance: Mickey Setteducate, Fontana, Wisc.
Excellence in Contribution: Jack Ruszkowski, Michigan City, Ind.

Golf (Girls)
Excellence in Performance: Natalie McGuckin, Long Beach, Ind.
Excellence in Contribution: Zoe Surma, La Porte, Ind.

Soccer (Boys)
Excellence in Performance: Ben Rhomberg, Oak Park, Ill.
Excellence in Contribution: Patrick Jelinek, Western Springs, Ill.

Soccer (Girls)
Excellence in Performance: Lucy Caplice, Michigan City, Ind.
Excellence in Contribution: Sarah Beach, Granger, Ind.

Tennis (Boys)
Excellence in Performance: Xi (Simon) Zhang, China
Excellence in Contribution: Isaac Houston, Niles, Mich.

Volleyball
Excellence in Performance: Cora Schander, Long Beach, Ind.
Excellence in Contribution: Belle Hendricks, Michigan City, Ind.

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Basketball (Boys Varsity Blue)
Excellence in Performance: Peyton Marker, La Porte, Ind.
Excellence in Contribution: Pantelis Xidias, Michigan City, Ind.

Basketball (Boys Varsity White)
Excellence in Performance: Brian Bowen, Michigan City, Ind.
Excellence in Contribution: Jaren Jackson, Carmel, Ind.

Basketball (Girls)
Excellence in Performance: Lucy Caplice, Michigan City, Ind.
Excellence in Contribution: Sarah Beach, Granger, Ind.

Cheerleading
Excellence in Performance: Peyton Sutter, Chesterton, Ind.
Excellence in Contribution: Reyna Rodriguez, Cicero, Ill.

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Baseball
Excellence in Performance: Jonathan Rogers, Michigan City, Ind.
Excellence in Contribution: Patrick Jelinek, Western Springs, Ill.

Crew (Boys)
Excellence in Performance: Ferris Khalil, Michigan City, Ind.
Excellence in Contribution: Shunzhang (Lee) Li, China

Crew (Girls)
Excellence in Performance: Channing Scott, Granger, Ind.
Excellence in Contribution: Caroline Bates, Porter, Ind.

Lacrosse (Boys)
Excellence in Performance: George Eisenhauer, Beverly Shores, Ind.
Excellence in Contribution: Ben Rhomberg, Oak Park, Ill.

Soccer (Girls)
Excellence in Performance: Leily Jalinous, Granger, Ind.
Excellence in Contribution: Molly Caplice, Michigan City, Ind.

Tennis (Girls)
Excellence in Performance: Natalie McGuckin, Long Beach, Ind.
Excellence in Contribution: Mary Adam, Glen Ellyn, Ill.

Track & Field (Boys)
Excellence in Performance: Xuyang (Dennis) Hua, China
Excellence in Contribution: Griffin Carlson, Michigan City, Ind.

Track & Field (Girls)
Excellence in Performance: Andi Breitowich, La Porte, Ind.
Excellence in Contribution: Zoe Surma, La Porte, Ind.

About La Lumiere School
La Lumiere School challenges and supports each of its 228 students to thrive—here on our wooded campus in La Porte, Indiana, an hour southeast of Chicago; in the colleges they pursue; and throughout their lives. We meet our freshmen where they are, carefully stretching them out of their comfort zones while maintaining an intentional, supportive environment. Graduation finds seniors who are well on their way to growing into the best versions of themselves, comfortable in their own skins yet hungry for the next challenge—students who have grown in character, scholarship, and faith, and who believe that they’re at the helm of their own journey.

We are accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) and the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA). Learn more about La Lumiere School at lalumiere.org.